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2021/11/24 | East Asia Forum

The Ongoing Battle for Historical Memory in Okinawa

Reflecting on the Battle of Okinawa sheds light on the ongoing exclusion of Okinawan voices in Japan.

2018/12/20 | East Asia Forum

JAPAN: Okinawa Referendum Set to Decide Future of US Military Presence

Voters will decide whether US troops should be relocated amid increasing opposition to their presence on the island.

2017/05/10 | The Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative

Who Is Ready to Play Chicken in the East China Sea?

In the face of steadily increasing Chinese pressure, Japan is taking steps to bolster its defense and coast guard capabilities in the Southwest Islands — those territories nearest to the Senkakus.

2016/12/22 | The Japan Times

Dispute Simmers on for New U.S. Military Facility in Japan

The U.S. and Japan governments have failed to persuade citizens of the relocation of a new U.S. military base to Henoko, Okinawa.